The York Law School offers you a rich postgraduate experience, with high standards of teaching and research by some of the UK's leading legal scholars.
Our programme brings together scholars at the forefront of research into issues of pressing current importance, and those with years of experience in the professional practice of law. Our innovative problem-based approach to teaching creates a modern, intellectually stimulating learning environment that will give you a real awareness of the many social roles law plays, its relevance in industry, and beyond.
Our taught Masters courses
- Art Law (LLM)
- International Corporate and Commercial Law (LLM)
- International Human Rights Law and Practice (LLM)
- Law (LLM)
- Law (Juris Doctor) (LLM)
- Legal and Political Theory (LLM)
Our research degrees
We also offer postgraduate research courses.
- MA by research
Why study Law at York
13th in the UK
Complete University Guide (2023)
A key feature of some modules is problem-based learning - a modern, dynamic learning method that ensures you experience and understand law in its practical social and theoretical contexts.
Law firms, governmental and non-governmental organisations are involved in the design and delivery of all our courses.
Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.